Kinugawa Onsen in Nikko
Kinugawa Onsen is a hot spring resort located in the Nikko city of Tochigi, Japan. It is known for its natural hot springs, beautiful scenery, and traditional Japanese inns.
The hot springs in Kinugawa Onsen are said to have healing properties due to their high mineral content. Visitors can enjoy the hot springs in public bathhouses or private rooms at their accommodations. Some of the popular hot springs in the area include Kinugawa Kanaya Hotel Onsen, Kinugawa Plaza Hotel Onsen, and Hotel Ootaki.
The Kinugawa River runs through the town, providing beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and forests. Visitors can take a leisurely boat ride down the river or hike to one of the nearby observation points for a panoramic view of the area. Some of the popular spots for scenic views include Kinugawa Park and Akechidaira Observation Deck.
Traditional Japanese Inns
Kinugawa Onsen is home to many traditional Japanese inns, known as ryokans. These accommodations offer a unique experience where guests can sleep on futons laid out on tatami mats, enjoy traditional Japanese meals, and relax in hot springs. Some of the popular ryokans in the area include Kinugawa Grand Hotel Yume no Toki, Kinugawa Kanko Hotel, and Kinugawa Nioshinkan.